Dores in the Pros

A look at how former Vanderbilt stars are doing in professional basketball

This information on former Vanderbilt student-athletes on current National Basketball League rosters was updated Nov. 4, 2019.

Darius Garland (2019) // Cleveland // Garland was the No. 5 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. He played five games for the Commodores before a knee injury ended his only Vandy season. 

Garland and the Cavaliers have played six games and the rookie is averaging 8.2 points, 3.7 assists and 1.2 rebounds. Garland is shooting 31.1 percent from the field and playing 26.8 minutes per contest.



Damian Jones (2013-16) // Atlanta // Jones starts his fourth season in the NBA after three with Golden State. The 7-foot center has played 49 career games and has averaged 3.6 points and 2.3 rebounds.

Jones has played four games with the Hawks this season and is averaging 3.5 points and 1.3 rebounds per game.


Luke Kornet (2015-18) // Chicago // A 7-foot-1 forward, Kornet joined the Bulls this offseason after two seasons with the New York Knicks. Kornet has played 66 career games and has averaged 6.9 points and three rebounds during his career.

In seven games this season, Kornet is averaging 4.6 points and two rebounds per game. He’s shooting 36.4 percent from the field.


Wade Baldwin (2014-16) // Olympiacos (Greece) // A 6-foot-4 guard, Baldwin was the No. 17 overall pick by Memphis in the 2016 NBA Draft. Baldwin has played with Memphis and Portland in the NBA and Iowa, Texas and Raptors 905 in the G League.

Baldwin has played in four games for Olympiacos and is averaging 1.8 points and 1.8 rebounds this season.

Matthew Fisher-Davis (2014-18) // Westchester Knicks // A 6-foot-5 forward, Fisher-Davis played two for the Westchester Knicks in the G League in 2018-19.

Fisher-Davis was recently announced as being on Westchester’s training camp roster.

Kyle Fuller (2010-14) // Corinthians (Brazil) // A 6-foot-2 point guard, Fuller began his professional career in the NBA’s D League before playing in Venezuela and Peru.

Fuller is averaging 14.2 points and 3.2 assists per game in six games this season.

Riley LaChance (2014-18) // Crelan Okapi Aalstar (Belgium) // A 6-foot-2 point guard, LaChance started his professional career in Poland.

LaChance is averaging 15.4 points, 2 assists and 1.2 steals in five games this season. He’s shooting 46.7 percent from the fiend and 40.9 percent from behind the 3-point line.

AJ Ogilvy (2007-10) // Illawarra Hawks (Austraila) // A 6-foot-11 center, Ogilvy started his professional career in Turkey and has since played in Spain, Germany, Puerto Rico and Iran.

Ogilvy is averaging 9 points and 5.3 rebounds after eight games this season.

Jeff Roberson (2014-18) // Trefl Sopot (Poland) // A 6-foot-6 forward, Roberson began his professional career playing for the Maine Red Claws in the G League.

Roberson is averaging 7 points, 3 rebounds and 1.7 steals in three games this season.

Jeffery Taylor (2008-12) // Real Madrid (Spain) // A 6-foot-7 forward, Taylor was the 31st overall pick by Charlotte in the 2012 NBA Draft. He spent three seasons in the NBA before playing for the Austin Spurs in the NBA’s D League.

Taylor is now in his fifth season with Real Madrid and is averaging 6.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in six games this season.

Brad Tinsley (2008-12) // FC Porto (Portugal) // A 6-foot-3 guard, Tinsley began his professional career in Belgium and has spent time in Australia, Germany, Lithuania and Italy.

Tinsley is averaging 6.8 points, 3.8 assists and 2.8 rebounds in five games this season. He’s also shooting 52.6 percent from the field.